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Apply to switch your existing funding to COVID-19 priority areas

UKRI has put in place the following process to allow researchers to repurpose existing UKRI standard grant to address COVID-19 research priorities.

Daphne Jackson fellowship

These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.

Global effort on COVID-19 health research

Apply for funding to improve our understanding of the pandemic in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and find ways to reduce its health impacts. This call is open to researchers based in LMICs, or UK researchers working in partnership with LMIC investigators.

Researching ME/CFS: highlight notice

Apply for funding to research myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

You can get the funding through any of the existing:

  • grants from MRC research boards
  • MRC fellowships.

You should apply through the existing funding opportunity that is most relevant to your science area and career stage.


Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19

Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Applied Global Health Research Board grants: Oct 2020

Funding is available for research that benefits the health of vulnerable people in low and middle income countries (LMIC). There is no limit to the amount you can request.

You can apply if you are a LMIC principal investigator or UK-based and working in partnership with LMIC investigators.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases 2020

The central theme is the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics.

Applicants welcome from transdisciplinary teams who research the:

  • ecological
  • evolutionary
  • social drivers

which influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases of animals, humans and plants.

Preparing for Future Clean Air Challenges: Interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia

We invite proposals for interdisciplinary consortia under the second wave of the Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Programme. The aim is to:

  • equip the UK to tackle new and emerging air quality challenges
  • investigate changing emissions and exposure patterns and health impacts on high-risk groups.

Highlight notice: COVID-19 and minority ethnic groups

Apply for funding to research the reasons for vulnerability to COVID-19 and the differential social, cultural and economic impacts of the pandemic on minority ethnic groups.

MRC Senior non-clinical fellowships: Sep 2020

If you are a researcher with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field. We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

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